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Glens Falls NY, also known as Hometown USA, is located in Warren County. Town of Glens Falls

Glens Falls NY has become one of America's greatest small cities! According to Glens Falls History the City of Glens Falls was officially established in 1908. Glens Falls NY offers friendly neighborhoods, a strong regional presence in the areas of business, tourism, technology and the arts as well as a reputation for a safe community.

Glens Falls NY is home to many successful corporations including Boston Scientific, Angiodynamics, and Finch-Pruyn Paper Company. The area also has a plethora of smaller companies and unique local businesses. Glens Falls Hospital, a leader in Warren County and beyond for medical care, employs hundreds and most recently completed a state-of-the-art addition.

Stay busy in Glens Falls - there's plenty to do! Visit the many restaurants, shops and museums. You can also visit the local dinner theatre or revamped Crandall Library. Popular events like the Adirondack Balloon Festival in September, Larac Arts Festival in June and Glens Falls Civic Center concerts, Adirondack Phantom hockey games and shows draw many to Glens Falls.

The City of Glens Falls is also a haven for recreation. The abundance of parks, playgrounds and sports fields will keep you active. Anyone can use the trails in Crandall Park and Cole's Woods for running, skiing or walking. Bike along the Warren County Bike Path from Glens Falls to Lake George for an alternate method of transportation. Nearby, Queensbury and Lake George offer many lakes, streams and beaches with easy access to water for swimming.

You'll fall in love with Hometown USA. An ideal home for young families offering all the opportunities and amenities of a bigger city with a small community feel.

City Contact:
Glens Falls City Hall
42 Ridge Street
Glens Falls, NY 12801
(518) 761-3807

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Regional Events

  • Adirondack Theatre Festival: Cabaret Night
    Songs are snapshots shared through music and words. Noah Zachary embraces this idea in his original musical cabaret with a collection of favorite songs inspired by the candid photos he's taken. With a powerful voice and dynamic personality, his renditions of Broadway and pop tunes will delight and entertain. Noah has starred at ATF as Henry in Next to Normal, Princeton/Rod in Avenue Q and his performance of "Rose's Turn" from Gypsy was a showstopper at ATF's 20th Anniversary celebration.
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  • 22nd Annual Ticonderoga Area Car Show
    Shine 'em up and bring 'em out! Have a classic car or a cool ride? Show it off at the 22nd Annual Ticonderoga Area Car Show on Sunday, August 3, 2014 in Ticonderoga’s Bicentennial Park.
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  • Paint Out - Glens Falls!
    Participate in, or just enjoy, the 1st annual, city-wide Paint Out! Professional, intermediary or beginning artists will be throughout the city painting in a "plein aire" fashion. Where and what they paint depends on them!
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  • ADK presents: ididaride! Adirondack Bike Tour 2014
    The Adirondack Mountain Club presents: ididaride! Adirondack Bike Tour 75 mile loop or a 20 mile ride with shuttle Location: North Creek Ski Bowl, Conveniently located off Rt. 28, just 15 minutes from I-87.
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  • HOOTenanny! presented by Caffe Lena & Friends of the IBA
    Enjoy an evening of great food, wine, music and friends at HOOTenanny at Oliva Vineyards! Presented by Friends of the IBA and Caffe Lena, you'll be able to sample a gourmet selection of tasty hors d'oeuvres and locally made wine or beer, all while relaxing on a porch overlooking the Hudson River!
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